The outgoing director-general of the BBC has described the international reach of the BBC as being “absolutely crucial to any vision of ‘Global Britain’.”
The BBC director-general has put forward proposals to open the BBC iPlayer to third-party content, introduce a new children’s iPlayer and move from rolling news to streaming news.
BBC Director-General, Tony Hall, has unveiled a new version of the BBC iPlayer that offers a new consistent design, an advanced recommendation engine and improved search.
BBC director-general Tony Hall has defended plans to move the youth-skewing TV channel BBC Three online as part of a plan to make £100 million in savings.
BBC director-general Tony Hall has called for the BBC Licence Fee to include viewing of content through the BBC iPlayer. In a speech to the Oxford Media Convention Lord Hall said that one of the advantages of the Licence Fee was how it had adapted over the years.